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    What's your favorite food to eat at a barbecue?
     Hot dogs
     Hamburgers
     Steak/ribs
     Corn-on-the-cob
     Salad/veggies
    Ride to thrive

    Bike ride to benefit Healing Garden
    Registration is now open to participate in the first annual RIDE TO THRIVE event on Sunday, Sept. 13, located at the Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Road in Harvard. Full Story
    AYER NEWS
    Officials rehash super TM outcome

    HARVARD -- Meeting at the interim Town Hall, the Joint Boards of Selectmen discussed the outcome of the June 8 Super Town Meeting. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    20 new houses on the drafting table

    PEPPERELL -- With a purchase-and-sale agreement in hand, a developer plans to take the next step in the process of building a 20-unit subdivision at the end of Birch Drive. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    Plan for condos

    at former Tarbell School hit a snag
    GROTON -- What at first glance seemed like a cakewalk for developer Kevin McGoniagle, turned out not to be so simple when the Planning Board registered numerous concerns about his plans. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Stories of Lake Shirley at Shirley Historical Society Museum July 11

    From Catacunemaug Brook and its surrounding swamp, to the reservoir for controlling the water feed to the mills, to the summer camps and then year-round residences, Lake Shirley has evolved over the years. Full Story
    TOWNSEND NEWS
    Townsend Methodists host July 9 band concert lawn party

    The Townsend United Methodist Church will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band's Thursday evening, July 9, concert on the Townsend Common. Full Story
    SPORTS
    Eramo hurls gem, socks homer in Ayer Shirley win

    AYER -- Nashoba Tech rising junior Angelo Eramo, a Shirley native, struck out nine Leominster batters over 6 1-3 innings of work in Ayer Shirley's Montachusett Senior League victory over the Blue Devils Tuesday night at Pirone Park. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Coming up at

    Harvard Public Library
    Storytimes Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) - Ages 0 - 2 and up: Summer schedule for the Infant Storytime is: Thursdays at 10:30 from July 2 through August 13 Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
    Habitat golf outing to help 'build dreams' for families

    All can tee up and walk the fairways or simply try their swing while helping to "build dreams" at an upcoming fundraiser by Habitat for Humanity North Central Massachusetts in September. Full Story
    (Andy Wong/AP)
    Director Zhang Yimou sues ex-production partner for $2.5M

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese director Zhang Yimou has sued a production company that he has worked with for more than a decade, seeking 15 million yuan ($2. Full Story
    (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)
    Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

    Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.